Cincinnati Downed 7-3 By Washington - Mike Leake Takes Loss
Washington moneyline bettors cashed on Friday courtesy of a 7-3 win against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.
The Nationals were a -102 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Gio Gonzalez earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 4, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Roger Bernadina in the win.
Cincinnati got a 3-inning outing from Mike Leake in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Brandon Phillips had 2 hits in the loss for the Reds.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 12 hits, while Cincinnati only had 9.